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Parents and Families

From the moment a student first steps onto campus, Colgate becomes a source of pride for the entire family.
Colgate University first-year students arrive on campus.

Family Weekend

Every fall, we welcome families for a weekend-long celebration at Colgate. Family members can experience campus life by attending classes, seeing presentations, athletic games, concerts, and more. READ MORE

Global Leaders

The Kerschner Family Series Global Leaders brings notable speakers to campus each year, expanding Colgate's reputation and our students' access to 21st-century newsmakers. READ MORE

Meet the New Gmail Inbox

Gmail now sorts your inbox, so e-mail sent to you by Colgate University might be hiding in the new Promotions Tab. Make sure you never miss out on our events and messages by adjusting your settings today to ensure they appear in your Primary Tab. LEARN MORE

Parents' and Grandparents' Fund

The Colgate Parents' and Grandparents' Fund is a collection of gifts, small and large, that allows the university to exceed expectations while providing an incredible learning experience to America's brightest undergraduates. READ MORE

Save the Date

Family Weekend
Family Weekend 2014

October 24–26

Family Weekend 2015
October 30–November 1
Featuring a home football game

Family Weekend 2016

October 28–30

Family Weekend 2017
October 27–29

Contact Us

Mari Assaid
Associate Vice President,
Institutional Advancement, The Parents' Fund and Special Events
Heather Payne
Assistant Director, The Parents' and Grandparents' Fund
Evelyn Buchanan P '17
Director, The Parents' and Grandparents' Fund
Kerri Mikalunas
Administrative Assistant, The Parents' and Grandparents' Fund